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[Home Movies: Paris, Times Square, China, etc.]


Published 1932 circa


Begins with fragment of "Ports of the World" by Nomad Pictures. Direction: Sir Oswald Winfield. Photography: Robert Bloch. Continues to amateur footage.
France and Paris.
"Odeon" cinema marquee showing "Direct Au Coeur," directed by Marcel Pagnol.
Many street scenes
more in Kodacolor
woman reading Life magazine on shipboard
RKO Mayfair marquee featuring "The Conquerors" with Richard Dix, Ann Harding et al. (Kodacolor)
Sign painted on wall advertising Palace Theater, B'way at 47th St., with Eddie Cantor in "The Kid From Spain" (Kodacolor)
VS Times Square in Kodacolor
marquee for Maedchen in Uniform
Chinese city and people in Kodacolor


Audio/Visual sound, color

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Reviewer: Spuzz - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 6, 2014
Subject: I'll take it with a grain..
Weird quality home movie footage of trips to Paris, New York and China, hard to know when the footage stops of one place, then on to the other. I like though, how the filmmaker was quite interested in signage, especially in New York. Some grand marquees there (headhunters!). Not too sure why though the quality is so bad, sort of grainy but I don't think that's the film's fault. Apparently there's supposed to be color, but none of that was witnessed either.
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